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The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)

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Edward leaves Bella after an attack that nearly claimed her life, and in her depression she falls into yet another paranormal relationship - this time with werewolf Jacob Black.

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Chris Weitz

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Melissa Rosenberg (screenplay), Stephenie Meyer (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristen Stewart ... Bella Swan
Christina Jastrzembska ... Gran
Robert Pattinson ... Edward Cullen
Billy Burke ... Charlie Swan
Anna Kendrick ... Jessica
Michael Welch ... Mike
Justin Chon ... Eric
Christian Serratos ... Angela
Taylor Lautner ... Jacob Black
Ashley Greene ... Alice Cullen
Jackson Rathbone ... Jasper Hale
Russell Roberts ... Mr. Berty
Cam Gigandet ... James (archive footage)
Michael Sheen ... Aro
Jamie Campbell Bower ... Caius
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Storyline

After Bella recovers from the vampire attack that almost claimed her life, she looks to celebrate her birthday with Edward and his family. However, a minor accident during the festivities results in Bella's blood being shed, a sight that proves too intense for the Cullens, who decide to leave the town of Forks, Washington for Bella and Edward's sake. Initially heartbroken, Bella finds a form of comfort in reckless living, as well as an even-closer friendship with Jacob Black. Danger in different forms awaits. Written by IMDb Editors

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Rated PG-13 for some violence and action | See all certifications »

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USA

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English | Italian

Release Date:

20 November 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Twilight 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$142,839,137, 20 November 2009

Gross USA:

$296,623,634

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$709,827,462
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Taylor Lautner lifts the motorbike out of the back of the truck, he was actually holding a bike held up on wires by a crane. The wires were later removed digitally. See more »

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While Bella is in the meadow having flashbacks, her foot is a lump of grass. See more »

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Charlie Swan: Senior year! How'd you get so old so fast?
Bella Swan: I didn't! It's not that old.
Charlie Swan: Well I don't know. Is that a grey hair?
Bella Swan: No, No way?
[runs to mirror]
Charlie Swan: Hm Happy Birthday
Bella Swan: Mm Funny
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The Vidiot Reviews...
20 March 2010 | by capone666See all my reviews

The Twilight Saga: New Moon

The best part about dating a vampire is that you can totally cheat on them during the day, and they'll never know. And while the despondent teen in this rom-horror does attempt a similar impropriety on her undead boyfriend, she mistakenly does so with a werewolf.

When his clan is forced to relocate to avoid human detection, brooding vampire Edward (Robert Patterson) must go along. Distraught over losing her immortal boo, Bella (Kristen Stewart) lashes out in destructive behaviour, which lands her in the waiting arms of teen- wolf Jacob (Taylor Lautner).

With a higher production value than its predecessor, this second installment of the Twilight series is more involving: it creates a volatile love triangle and reveals more about the vampire/wolf-pack pact. Unfortunately, it's sopping in teen melodrama.

As for simultaneously dating creatures of the night, just be sure to use protection, i.e. a silver-plated diaphragm or garlic flavoured condoms. (Yellow Light)


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